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're coming behind them and it will push this issue to the front of the city agenda and county's agenda to move forward with the new stadium and hopefully keep the team here. >> most a's fans hopes the stadium is built in oakland, fans in san jose want to see the team move south. >> our hope is that we continue to light a candle in san jose to make sure they know that san jose is wanting them to come here. >> reporter: a's officials acknowledge securing a new stadium is high on the wish list but the team's priority at the moment is playing ball. >> obviously that's the end goal for the organization but our immediate goal is to try to win the division, play good baseball and see how far we can go in the playoffs. >> reporter: we are back here live in front of the 45-year-old coliseum where you can see fans are streaming in to watch the a's take on the rangers. of course the team hopes to get one step closer to winning a division title. the game starts at 7:00 and we are told tickets are still available. reporting live in oakland, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> okay. thank you,
the work is finished by 2018th is a joint project shared by the city of fremont, alameda county and the vta. >>> closing two campus in the hope of avoiding a possible shutdown, san francisco city college will shut the castro campus instructional site. the classes held there will be relocated. they are hoping to save money and rent on operating costs. cool trustees made the decision last night as part of a plan to keep the school from losing its accreditation last year. the acrediting team blamed the school for going beyond its means. >> no doubt about it, it looks scary and violent. but it was just a drill. specialists in response training put on masks and carried prop guns as san jose city college, students, and staff rehearsed where to go and what to do under threat. the exercise would have been unthinkable just over a decade ago but now it's become a common safety measure. >> this is one of many different kind of training sessions we've had to prepare the students and faculty for any kind of an emergency situation. today's training is focused on the active shooting training. so it's very
department's chronic failure to make reforms. >> the recent uptick in murders where this city tragically experienced five murders in just an 18-hour period cannot be allowed to continue and will not be tolerated. >> reporter: tough talk from oakland's police chief as crime spikes and the department comes under fire by a federal monitor yet again. in back-to-back reports, the monitor criticized the department's handling of officer-involved shootings and of occupy oakland demonstrations. putting the chief in defensive mode. >> we have the fourth most dangerous city in america. these are challenges that my officers face every single day. we're not making up any of this stuff, the fact -- reality of what we see here in this department or in this city each and every day. >> we're saying you shouldn't use force when it's not reasonable to do so. you shouldn't be stopping people on the damn street because they're black when they haven't done anything else. >> reporter: civil rights attorney john burris says time's up for making mandated changes. he says opd has had a decade to make reforms. he
three votes, only to have to lead the city through bankruptcy a short time later. in 2009, the mayor's controversial remarks about gays drew national attention. and most recently he's come under fire for five officer-involved shootings. police confirm they're looking into the possibility the fire was an act of domestic terrorism. >> there is certainly a possibility in a the mayor, being the mayor, might have been targeted based upon his position as a public official. >> we know it was an intentional act. we've taken the evidence to a lab. >> reporter: the mayor was in tears saturday morning as he suited up in fire gear and toured the damage. but he says today is a new day and he's more determined than ever to keep going. >> acts of vandalism or criminal conduct. on the contrary. the only strength in my resolve to continue to do what is right and good as mayor of this city, i am steadfast in my commitment to continue doing what i believe is necessary to serve all of the citizens of this city. >> reporter: we are back here live. investigators again tell us that they have sent evidence
. the murder rate on a record pace. i think the tenth most violent city nationally. stockton has no money. it declared bankruptcy and police say that has left them paralyzed. but braden accuses police of lying when they're telling citizens they're doing everything they can. he said his grandmother was robbed and he was assaulted and he claim officers have told him personally that they will not respond unless gun fire is involved. >> i love this community. this community raised me to be where i am today. and to be lied to, blatantly by the guy who is supposed to be running the shots around here. i can't do anything. i have nobody to go to. if the guy with the 21 and the badge can't step up and answer the bell, who is? >> braden's family moved to stockton to help him have better exposure to baseball and you might remember in 2010, he pitched a perfect game for the a's. he missed this season with a shoulder surgery. he regularly gives large numbers of a's tickets to charities and low income kids in to knowton. they have a 209 area, the area code for the central valley. i have to remind every
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